Yarn Bases

Before we stock anything we make sure it's the best quality available, this means we get to play with a variety of yarn, we give it a squish, do the cheek test, knit a swatch and test dye.

We are dedicated to using British where possible but are not averse to none British yarns as long as the quality is right.


British Yarn All of the British yarns are named after stone circles in the UK. The exception to this is the Corriedale base.

Bailrigg Circle - DK
This yarn is 100% British Blueface Leicester, it is next to skin soft so can be used for hats, scarves/cowls, jumpers or gloves.
Each skein is approx 100g and 224 meters.

Bailrigg Circle Sturdy -DK
This yarn is 100% Superwash British Blueface Leicester, it is next to skin soft so can be used for hats, scarves/cowls, jumpers or gloves.
Each skein is approx 100g and 225 meters.

Bailrigg Circle Sturdy Sock - 4ply/fingering
This yarn is 75% Superwash British Blueface Leicester 25% Nylon, it can be used for any project from Socks to jumpers.
Each skein is approx 100g and 425 meters. Mini skeins approx 20g and 80 meters.

Long Meg - Aran

This yarn is 100% British Blueface Leicester, it is a lightly plied roving yarn and is great for scarves/cowls.
Each skein is approx 100g and 150 meters.

Princess Street - 4ply/fingering Named after a natural occurrence of stone runs on the Falkland Islands, this yarn is 100% British Corriedale (some fleece is sourced from the Falklands when needed) it is also suitable for socks and any other project you could dream of.
Each Skein is approx 100grams and approx 400 meters.

 

Imported Yarn

The Roof of the World - 4ply/fingering
Named after the highest plateau in the Himalayas yak yarn is used for its incredible lightness, warmth and its natural cleanliness.
Yak yarn is nearly as soft as cashmere and blended with the superwash merino (70% Merino 20% Yak 10% Nylon) this yarn is incredibly soft and strong from the nylon, it is a dream to work with, I have knit a cowl and a pair of socks from this yarn and it's like being wrapped in a cloud.
Each Skein is approx 100grams and 400 meters, this yarn is superwash treated.

Sturdy Sock DK Slightly less imaginatively named this yarn is 75% Superwash Merino 25% Nylon and is great for any project.

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